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Washington Parks & People's Riverside Center is equipped with wi-fi, projectors and even a full café-style kitchen for your catering needs. The meeting room we have available is designed to be used for a variety of different needs, such as:


Meetings The Riverside Center offers a large meeting room to be used also as a conference room. While stylistically unique, it features state-of-the-art technology and furnishings. Our Center is unbranded and our highly trained staff will guide you through setup ensuring your company’s needs are met.


Conferences & Workshops – Accommodates up to 75 people with modular, easily customizable seating arrangements, and our highly-trained staff ensures effortless setup and execution of your presentations, with access to ancillary services at a moment’s notice.


Events – The Riverside Center is rich in history. Previously known as the Crystal Lounge, where Marvin Gaye performed as a young man, the Riverside Center hosts staged events. Its unique space includes its own stage, lighting, projection and sound equipment. The Riverside Center has been host to a variety of community programs, partnership meetings and fundraisers.


In addition to our great meeting room, we offer access to our newly renovated café-style kitchen to be used to suit the needs of an increasingly mobile workforce, as well as those desiring a professional, yet comfortable, environment where more impromptu meetings and open collaborations are encouraged. Combining elements of café style amenities with comfortable group seating, our space increases opportunities for networking over lunch and introducing yourself to your neighbors. The ultimate “water cooler,” our space provides a collaborative setting with a professional appeal.


Security deposits and other fees will be conveyed to you by our Event Coordinator.